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Reference numberPT/73/10/18
LevelItem
TitlePaintings, ovaries and testes of the lamprey and conger eel by F [Franz Andreas] Bauer
Date[1823]
DescriptionPlate 15, figures 1-4 showing the ovaries and testicles of the lamprey, at magnifications of x2 and x5. Figures 5-7 show the ovaries, testicles, and air bladder of the conger eel, at natural size and at magnifications of x5 and x50. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed in pencil lower left 'F. Bauer delt.' Royal Society stamp verso.

Subject: Zoology / Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the double organs of generation of the lamprey, the conger eel, the common eel, the barnacle, and earth worm, which impregnate themselves; though the last from copulating, appear mutually to impregnate one another' by Everard Home.

Read to the Royal Society on 27 February 1823.
Extent1p
FormatWatercolour
Physical descriptionWatercolour on paper
Dimensions255x178mm
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0207
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1823.0014
Related records in the cataloguePT/16/13
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
URLhttps://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-9902
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7476Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)1758 - 1840
NA4668Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon1756 - 1832
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